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Stott Park Bobbin Mill

Colton, Ulverston LA12 8AX, England
+44 15395 31087
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Great place to visit

Went on a weekday so not too busy, interesting tour round the mill. Very helpful staff, the lady... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Mary E
a pain to drive to and only takes a few mins to walk round

a pain to drive to and only takes a few mins to walk round, but worth it for the history of it and... read more

Reviewed 23 December 2017
John M
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Colton, Ulverston LA12 8AX, England
+44 15395 31087
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went on a weekday so not too busy, interesting tour round the mill. Very helpful staff, the lady who took us round was particularly helpful and took great trouble to make sure that we all enjoyed the tour

Thank Mary E
Reviewed 23 December 2017

a pain to drive to and only takes a few mins to walk round, but worth it for the history of it and a free bobbin LOL

Thank John M
Reviewed 6 December 2017

This is worth visiting if you are in the area. It is a family friendly place and there are things to interest everyone..

Thank nrm77
Reviewed 22 November 2017

Our guided tour through the mill was led by Tracy whose knowledge about all aspects of the mill was very extensive. She gave a very clear picture of what life at the mill was like. She had several interesting asides such as how the workers...More

Thank SFrances C
Reviewed 12 November 2017

Well set out, well maintained, interesting with demonstrations of various machines, reasonable prices and a good gift shop, not the usual tat.

Thank Boswell2013
Reviewed 31 October 2017

We were a party of twelve, with seven adults and five teenagers who all enjoyed our visit. Plenty to engage all ages and a fascinating survival of local social history - worth a visit.

1  Thank woodsrje
Reviewed 30 October 2017

Guided tour took around 50 minutes. Tracy (the guide) was a master of her subject and painted a compelling picture of what it must have been like for the men and boys working long repetitive hours in the mill in Victorian times. The manufacturing process...More

1  Thank JulieBandPhilB
Reviewed 21 October 2017

Really enjoyed walking around the site before the tour as it is set in a nice quite site. The tour was really informative and a full overview of the mill and its history was given. The guide was lovely and allowed plenty of time for...More

2  Thank nmaidwell123
Reviewed 17 October 2017

Looking through the things to do list we came upon the Stott Park Bobbin Mill. We thought that this would give us an insight into how an order but essential piece of equipment used in the weaving factories and the home was created. We were...More

1  Thank John M
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Quite by chance we came across this musem.For many years I have used reels/bobbins of thread and never thought about them. However, the unexpected visit to the museum has taught me much about the bobbins. An excellent tour with an extremely knowledgeable guide gave me...More

1  Thank mhomac
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